Halsall Racing and Tommy Bridewell will reunite for the 2018 British Superbike season, with the likeable West Country rider campaigning the new GSX-R1000. He will be joined in the Movuno.com-backed outfit by Tom Ward in the Superstock 1000 class.
Halsall Racing and Tommy Bridewell last joined forces for the 2016 season, where they successfully raced the previous generation of the GSX-R1000, taking podiums and pole positions throughout the year.
Bridewell said after the news broke, “Martin [Halsall, team owner] and I have always stayed close friends, and when we first spoke about working together again, I said I would like to be back on a Suzuki. Martin went out and sorted it, and he’s brought back the Italian mechanics we’ve worked with before, which is so important to me.
“Now I believe we have all the tools for the job. I’m feeling very confident that we can be fighting for the podium from round one. I’m very pleased to be back with the Movuno.com Halsall Racing outfit and I’m just eager to get out there now. I can’t wait to see what we can do, and I’m certain we can be serious contenders from the outset this year.”
“It will be a new challenge as I’ve not ridden a 1000 before, but I feel it will suit my riding style. I’m really looking forward to throwing a leg over the new Suzuki and we will hopefully get a good base for the bike when we go testing, so I can hit the ground running at round one.”
Martin Halsall commented at the team’s announcement, “I’ve wanted Tommy back since we left superbike at the end of 2016, and I’ve also felt we had a lot of unfinished business with the Suzuki, so this is probably my dream team combination.”
“We’ve put a fantastic team in place, and we are here to fight for the title. I’ve always believed in Tommy and what he can do, and I believe this year will be our best yet.
“It’s going to be a busy 2018 for everyone involved at Movuno.com Halsall Racing, but we’re all raring to go and looking forward to the season ahead. Hopefully we will have plenty to celebrate as the year moves on.”
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